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Old 02-27-2004, 01:15 PM   #1
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problem with installing Kernel 2.6.3

today I download kernel 2.6.3 and tried 2 install it on Slackware 9.1 box
but i am getting some errors while running 'make menuconfig'

root@www:/usr/src/linux-2.6.3# make menuconfig
  HOSTCC  scripts/fixdep
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x4): In function `usage':
: undefined reference to `_streams'
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x46a): In function `do_config_file':
: undefined reference to `_streams'
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x61d): In function `parse_dep_file':
: undefined reference to `_streams'
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x685): In function `print_deps':
: undefined reference to `_streams'
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x6e9): In function `print_deps':
: undefined reference to `_streams'
/tmp/ccselP6l.o(.text+0x73b): more undefined references to `_streams' follow
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [scripts/fixdep] Error 1
make: *** [scripts/fixdep] Error 2
plz help me in solving this problem
Old 02-27-2004, 02:41 PM   #2
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make sure you have libncurses5-dev installed.

While you're at it, check out

and make sure all your other software meets requirements.

Old 02-27-2004, 02:47 PM   #3
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thankx dude
i will check it


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